ELK GROVE (CBS13) — A suspected serial restaurant burglar was arrested after a break-in at an Elk Grove restaurant on July 20.

Elk Grove police say a restaurant on the 2700 block of Elk Grove Boulevard had a window broken out and money taken from the register. Fortunately, the owner’s surveillance system caught the suspect’s face on camera.

Detectives identified 48-year-old Andy Hon Vo Chong of Sacramento as the suspect. They said between 2015 and 2016, Chong was the suspect in several restaurant burglaries in Elk Grove and surrounding areas.

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He was arrested and sentenced in 2016. Chong was released after serving his sentence.

Chong was arrested on July 25 at a motel in Sacramento. He was charged with burglary.

Detectives are looking at Chong as a person of interest in three similar burglaries in Elk Grove.


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